LinuxWorld: Microsoft takes TomTom to court in patent dispute
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Date: 27 Feb 2009 16:01
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Summary:
TomTom's portable navigation devices run a version of the Linux OS to provide driving directions and other functions. Microsoft said that five of the patents focus on improving in-car navigation technology, including the ability to run multiple applications, virtual on-screen tools and wireless Internet connectivity. The remaining three patents relate to file management, enabling "efficient naming, organizing, storing and accessing of file data," a Microsoft spokeswoman said.
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